Roadmap
Changelog
Linchpin Intranet Suite 5.0
new
New features
  • We added a new field type for dates - with or without year. Use it for birthdays or anniversaries!
  • More information: https://seibert.biz/userprofilesdatefield
  • People directory: The tile layout shows the profile header sub-line for each user now. And the new table layout is completely configurable.
  • More information: https://seibert.biz/peopledirectory
  • Use the new "Structure Chart" macro to display any part of your company's structure (for example: all departments and their members).
  • More information: https://seibert.biz/structuralcharts
  • We added a new workflow role - "author". Authors can edit news that are scheduled for publication or approval.
  • More information: https://seibert.biz/lenauthors
  • Configurable login code validity: Confluence administrators can define how long QR codes are valid for login via the Linchpin Mobile Gateway now. The default duration is 24 hours, but administrators can generate login codes for other users with different validity. For detailed information see https://seibert.biz/linchpinmobileconnectionsettingsdoc.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 5.0
improved
Improvements
  • We added compatibility with Confluence 7.12.
  • We improved the performance of the people directory and org/structure charts.
  • In the profile editor, we show where field content is coming from now.
  • You can use text input fields to map users to structure chart nodes now.
  • We updated the demo content.
  • We reduced the size of the web resources delivered by the Microblog. This fix might reduce loading times.
  • The filtering of menu items has been extended by space categories.
  • Resources required for event components have been optimized, so that content can (and will) be displayed more quickly to the user now.
  • The administration area of Linchpin Mobile was moved to a new front-end technology to improve stability and performance.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 5.0
fixed
Bugfixes
  • We fixed issues in the user data update for select fields.
  • The avatar image is updated reliably after uploading a profile image in Confluence 7.11 and above now.
  • We addressed an issue that sometimes caused the user mention autocomplete to break in IE11.
  • New topics automatically created by the "Microblog Placeholder" macro are handled as if they were created manually now.
  • We improved the handling of shared pages and events in Microblog mails (e.g. notifications or the daily digest).
  • We fixed a display bug which affected the "space or topic" filter within the Microblog portal.
  • We changed the sorting of landing spaces in the database query to prevent reordering of said landing spaces on system restart.
  • We fixed an issue in which an event was still displayed despite deleting the location information when filtering by location in the Event hub.
  • We fixed an issue which caused some text labels not to be accessible to screen readers when creating an event.
  • We fixed issues concerning Confluence search requests in certain Java versions.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 4.1
new
New features
  • Structural charts – The new structural charts allow you to display the whole structure of your company in a clear and compact view.
  • You can upload CSV data for cascading select fields directly in the field configuration dialog now.
  • Administrators can find detailed information about LDAP sync results in the new synchronization report view now.
  • Phone fields can write data back into your LDAP now.
  • Use the new "spaces by categories" News Hub filter to let your users filter news by spaces that have a given category.
  • Restrict the spaces available for subscription in the News Hub by categories.
  • Event background images: You can now add a background image to your events to make them more appealing in the Event Hub and as "Event" macro in pages and blogposts. For more information, see https://seibert.biz/eventimages.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 4.1
improved
Improvements
  • We changed the display names of the modules used within the onboarding assistant to their descriptive names.
  • We added a tooltip containing the technical module key. To show the tooltip, hover your mouse over the module's name.
  • We optimized the search of text fields within the People Directory, allowing for exact searches and better search results.
  • We prevented an exception in logs when Linchpin User Profiles is being used together with "eazyBI Reports and Charts for Confluence".
  • We allow multiple value tags in XML syncs.
  • We improved the URL mode for profile pictures.
  • We have improved the display of the "Linchpin Teaser" macros. They are more useful on multi-column dashboards now.
  • We added a help text to the "Linchpin Teaser" macro body to improve the user experience.
  • We improved the performance by enabling browser caching and optimizing the logo and header image.
  • We added a live preview for Linchpin Enterprise News colors within the configuration.
  • In version 2.12, we introduced large caches for news feed results. They were very ineffective and did more harm than good, so we replaced them by more granular caching.
  • The "Create news" button in the News Hub is only visible when you can create news.
  • The "Web Feed" macro in URL mode now only allows URLs that are in the Confluence allowlist (if it is activated).
  • Event Calendar: The Event Calendar has been updated to a new technical foundation to prepare it for future development.
  • Signup performance: Improved performance when signing up for an event that already has a couple of hundreds of participants registered.
  • You can now configure for the "Event List" macro whether the event categories should be displayed or not.
  • With this release, we are preparing fundamental changes regarding the technical basis for sending mobile push notifications, which we will complete with a release of our mobile apps for iOS and Android later this year.
As soon as the final schedule for the transition is available we will inform all customers about any necessary steps in advance; In addition, we will also make all relevant information publicly available at http://seibert.biz/linchpinmobilepushnotifications.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 4.1
fixed
Bugfixes
  • We fixed display errors within the People Directory, related to the Confluence search returning duplicate users.
  • We fixed the handling of multiselect fields in LDAP syncs.
  • We fixed compatibility problems of the Content Responsibility macro with Linchpin Mobile.
  • We fixed templating side effects which could cause lots of exceptions being written into the application logs.
  • We consider 0 to be a valid reply limit value in the timeline macro now (i.e. display no replies by default).
  • We fixed UI issues within the theme configuration dialog.
  • We fixed a wrong cache behavior which occurred after using the wizard in Confluence >=7.10.
  • The "Linchpin Teaser" macro browser will display the selected URL again when you edit the macro.
  • We fixed an issue with wrong colors of labels within the theme configuration of spaces.
  • We fixed an issue related to colors of 4th level elements within the menu.
  • We fixed a bug related to height restrictions of the header background image.
  • Anonymous users can submit news for approval (if permitted) now.
  • The "Spaces by category" macro doesn't eat dashes in space descriptions anymore.
  • News intro texts can now contain "<" and ">".
  • This release fixes an issue where videoconference links for remote and hybrid events were not displayed in the microblog.
  • This release fixes an issue with the event calendar displaying events that did not match the filter criteria.
  • This release fixes an issue that resulted in full-day events not being visible in the event hub to users in some timezones.
  • This release fixes some more minor issues with the event calendar.
  • We fixed a bug that prevented Google Chrome from downloading participant lists of events whose title contained a comma.
  • We fixed a bug in which long video conference links were not saved correctly.
  • Deleted apps no longer break the "Apps" macro.
  • An error flag is no longer displayed to anonymous users on the dashboard.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 4.0
new
New features
  • Find the right people easier than ever with the new people directory search and filters. Almost all profile field types are now searchable, and the search results update in real-time.
  • Show org charts in the people directory for one or more top-level users.
  • Use the new org chart macro to display team structures on any page.
  • Link image modules in your news magazines with internal or external content
  • Remote & hybrid events: Remote and hybrid events now use an indicator to show what type of event it is. Additionally, there's a new event field that can be used to provide a videoconference URL to all event participants.
  • Share events to Microblog: Users can now share events directly to the microblog by creating a new post from the event hub or event macros. The post displays all event information and offers a way to sign-up with one click.
  • Integrated health checks for the Linchpin Mobile Gateway and Java Keystore
Linchpin Intranet Suite 4.0
improved
Improvements
  • We have deprecated the field type "LDAP". Use text fields with LDAP data source instead, see https://seibert.biz/userprofilesldapfield.
  • When changing a profile field with LDAP or XML data source, you can start a sync right from the configuration page. We will also remind you that in some cases it's useful to deactivate the incremental LDAP sync.
  • When configuring profile pictures to be retrieved from URLs, you can directly check the availability and run the sync. Also, users can start the profile picture sync for themselves from their profile when they see that profile picture and small avatar don't match anymore.
  • We clarified the configuration of LDAP directories and incremental sync a little bit.
  • Set the logo image of your system much more intuitively and easier than ever before
  • Adapt the order of sidebar modules to your needs and increase the usage efficiency
  • Color the teaser macro in neutral grey
  • Adds color support for an upcoming feature of Linchpin Events
  • Use news macros in the tabs our partner app Aura has introduced recently
  • Email notifications now contain additional information about the respective event.
  • Logging improvements in Linchpin Mobile
  • Improvements for Confluence comments in the Linchpin Mobile app
  • Content and attachments of microposts are displayed separately, which makes the usability and visibility of the content clear and simple
  • Image gallery for consistent appearance of images in the microblog (1-4+ Images)
  • Videos can be loaded as players via video URL
  • File attachments are attached to a micropost as a file list and can be easily downloaded
  • Multi-Upload of files is now possible via Drag&Drop and the upload buttons
  • A new and easier to use preview of images was implemented
  • Changing the Microblog Topic afterwards is now possible
  • Caching optimization for data center
Linchpin Intranet Suite 4.0
fixed
Bugfixes
  • Allow translating the Linchpin Onboarding module content again.
  • Fields of type "user" now correctly display the full name in the profile macro or vcard.
  • We don't display placeholders anymore when you can't edit your phone number.
  • Several visual fixes.
  • Fixes the wrong font color on primary buttons, which incorrectly corresponded to the configured link color
  • Fixes a bug that caused external links with a hash sign to be cut off
  • News teaser images will now always be upright, no matter which way you held your camera
  • We improved the color differences between the states of the Like icons in Corporate and Personal News Feed
  • This release fixes an issue with event cards flickering when accessing the event hub.
  • This release fixes a rare issue that prevented users from adding an event macro to a page.
  • This release fixes a security issue with email notifications.
  • Fixed problems with deleting spaces in Microblog
  • New apps are immediately visible across all nodes in data center.
  • Changes to visibility filters immediately apply.
  • Problems with internal app links in search results on instances with context path
  • This release fixes a crash issue for users of Internet Explorer 11. In order to prevent future issues, events shared to the Microblog are only being displayed in a reduced variant for users running IE 11.
  • This release fixes an issue with Microsoft SQL databases resulting in no events being displayed after upgrading from a previous 3.x version of Linchpin Events.
  • This release fixes an issue with Microsoft SQL databases resulting in no events being displayed after upgrading from a previous 3.x version of Linchpin Events.
  • We talked to the Teaser macro and convinced it to only display its preview once.
  • When editing a page and searching for text, occurrences now reliably scroll into view.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.4
new
New features
  • We redesigned Org Charts to look better and include more information in one place.
  • The Blueprint Creator is now also part of Linchpin Enterprise News and allows to create blueprints for your news
The full list of changes and bugfixes is available in our release notes.
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